You must be wondering what ISO 27001 stands for. The full name of ISO 27001 in fact is “ISO/IEC 27001” and the latest release of the standard is “ISO/IEC 27001:2013”.
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ISO stands for = International Organisation for Standardization.
IEC stands for = International Electrotechnical Commission.
27000 = A number generated by ISO for the specific use of Information Security Management System where it consists of 27001, 27002, 27003, 27004 …. (for more information Learn about the ISO27001 family via this blog).
2013 = the Year the latest release or revision of the standard
ISO 27001 is the de-facto international standard focusing on information security, published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), in partnership with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
ISO framework is a set of organizations Policies and Procedures used by the Organization to effectively achieve consistent quality excellence in areas in which your organisation wishes to excel at.
Specifically, ISO 27001 provides a framework to help your organizations, of any size or industry, in protecting your information assets by implementing an Organization-Wide Information Security Management System. This Information Security Management System will cover all end-points where Information is transmitted/ pass-through, kept and stored. This shall comprise all information critical to your organization in any format; whether it is Digital, Hardcopy or even your Intangible Assets such as Intellectual Properties.
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